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Professorship of Law (1973)

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

Location: Cambridge
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 22nd May 2019
Closes: 24th June 2019
Job Ref: JK19237

The Board of Electors to the Professorship of Law (1973) invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of law to take up appointment on a date to be agreed within the period 1 January to 1 October 2020. 

Candidates will have an outstanding teaching record and a research record of international stature in their field of law and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence in the field. Applications are invited in all areas of law. Candidates are likely to hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification. 

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered. 

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :

Further information is available at:

 or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email: 

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 24 June 2019. 

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Brian Cheffins, Chair of the Faculty and Convenor of the Board of Electors, by telephone (+44 (0)1223 330041) or email ( 

Please quote reference JK19237 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy. 

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. 

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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